The median annual salary for a Linux Administrator was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Linux Administrator
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 439 409
Rank change year-on-year -63 -30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Administrator 370 607 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.62% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.64% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 321 521 624
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Linux Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Linux Administrator in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Linux Administrator in England

Linux Administrator
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in England.

Salary trend for Linux Administrator in England

Linux Administrator
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Linux Administrator in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Linux Administrator in England

Linux Administrator
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Administrator within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -57 157 £55,000 +10.00% 34
South East +47 112 £45,000 +2.27% 21
East of England +21 28 £45,000 +14.64% 1
Yorkshire +10 24 £47,500 +22.15% 2
South West +10 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West -29 13 £30,000 -14.28% 4
East Midlands +4 12 £40,000 +19.40%
West Midlands +12 8 £40,000 -10.11% 1
North East - 2 £35,000 - 1
Linux Administrator
UK

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Linux Administrator job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Linux Administrator in the job title.

1 889 (100.00%) Linux
2 381 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 336 (37.80%) Puppet
4 324 (36.45%) Bash Shell
5 303 (34.08%) Python
6 267 (30.03%) DevOps
7 257 (28.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 242 (27.22%) VMware
9 235 (26.43%) Windows
10 230 (25.87%) MySQL
11 229 (25.76%) Unix
12 219 (24.63%) Perl
13 218 (24.52%) Amazon AWS
14 212 (23.85%) CentOS
15 181 (20.36%) Apache
16 165 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
17 160 (18.00%) Ubuntu
18 155 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
19 144 (16.20%) Finance
20 138 (15.52%) LAMP
20 138 (15.52%) Ansible
21 130 (14.62%) Ruby
22 129 (14.51%) SQL
23 124 (13.95%) Nagios
24 123 (13.84%) Java
24 123 (13.84%) DNS
25 119 (13.39%) Firewall
25 119 (13.39%) Jenkins
26 113 (12.71%) Debian
27 110 (12.37%) PHP

Linux Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 181 (20.36%) Apache
2 93 (10.46%) Tomcat
3 76 (8.55%) IIS
4 61 (6.86%) nginx
5 32 (3.60%) OpenStack
5 32 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 31 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (3.04%) JBoss
8 15 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 14 (1.57%) Confluence
10 9 (1.01%) Drupal
10 9 (1.01%) Hubot
11 6 (0.67%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.67%) Liferay
12 4 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.45%) CMS
12 4 (0.45%) WordPress
13 3 (0.34%) Eucalyptus
14 2 (0.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 28 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.36%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) Abaqus
3 2 (0.22%) HipChat
3 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 218 (24.52%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (8.55%) SaaS
3 36 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.47%) Office 365
5 20 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.24%) GitHub
9 10 (1.12%) Slack
10 9 (1.01%) IaaS
11 8 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (0.79%) Route 53
13 5 (0.56%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.34%) G Suite
14 3 (0.34%) Heroku
15 2 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
16 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 123 (13.84%) DNS
2 119 (13.39%) Firewall
3 103 (11.59%) TCP/IP
4 98 (11.02%) SAN
5 67 (7.54%) LDAP
6 63 (7.09%) VPN
7 57 (6.41%) LAN
8 45 (5.06%) WAN
9 43 (4.84%) DHCP
9 43 (4.84%) Internet
10 42 (4.72%) HTTP
11 41 (4.61%) SMTP
12 33 (3.71%) VLAN
13 29 (3.26%) NAS
14 22 (2.47%) SNMP
15 20 (2.25%) SSH
15 20 (2.25%) SSL
16 15 (1.69%) iSCSI
17 14 (1.57%) Asterisk PBX
17 14 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (25.87%) MySQL
2 60 (6.75%) SQL Server
3 52 (5.85%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 20 (2.25%) Redis
7 18 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.35%) OLTP
9 12 (1.35%) VLDB
10 11 (1.24%) Big Data
10 11 (1.24%) MariaDB
11 7 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.67%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.67%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.67%) HBase
13 5 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.45%) OrientDB
14 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 119 (13.39%) Jenkins
2 63 (7.09%) Git (software)
3 49 (5.51%) JIRA
4 37 (4.16%) Subversion
5 26 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.12%) Maven
8 8 (0.90%) Bundler
9 6 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.67%) Hudson
10 4 (0.45%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.22%) GitLab
11 2 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.22%) Redmine
11 2 (0.22%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.11%) Selenium
General
1 144 (16.20%) Finance
2 51 (5.74%) Banking
3 48 (5.40%) Telecoms
4 42 (4.72%) Marketing
5 18 (2.02%) Publishing
6 17 (1.91%) Games
7 16 (1.80%) Retail
8 13 (1.46%) Legal
9 7 (0.79%) Back Office
10 5 (0.56%) Electronics
10 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.45%) Front Office
11 4 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (15.52%) LAMP
2 55 (6.19%) Web Services
3 37 (4.16%) XML
4 36 (4.05%) LEMP Stack
5 16 (1.80%) HTML
5 16 (1.80%) Kafka
5 16 (1.80%) Memcached
6 15 (1.69%) CSS
7 14 (1.57%) .NET
8 11 (1.24%) LAPP Stack
9 10 (1.12%) Ajax
9 10 (1.12%) JSF
9 10 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (1.12%) XHTML
10 8 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (0.79%) Node.js
12 6 (0.67%) JDBC
12 6 (0.67%) Middleware
13 4 (0.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.99%) Data Centre
2 42 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 35 (3.94%) Public Cloud
4 27 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (2.81%) iSeries
6 22 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (2.14%) Clustering
8 18 (2.02%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.46%) Fintech
11 10 (1.12%) Replication
12 8 (0.90%) iPad
12 8 (0.90%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.79%) EMC VMAX
14 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.56%) Eurex
14 5 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.56%) Online Gambling
14 5 (0.56%) Online Games
15 4 (0.45%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 889 (100.00%) Linux
2 257 (28.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 235 (26.43%) Windows
4 229 (25.76%) Unix
5 212 (23.85%) CentOS
6 160 (18.00%) Ubuntu
7 113 (12.71%) Debian
8 84 (9.45%) Windows Server
9 76 (8.55%) Solaris
10 38 (4.27%) SUSE
11 28 (3.15%) AIX
12 24 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (2.02%) HPUX
15 14 (1.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (1.01%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
19 4 (0.45%) Fedora
19 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (30.03%) DevOps
2 103 (11.59%) Configuration Management
3 90 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (8.32%) Open Source
5 69 (7.76%) E-Commerce
6 68 (7.65%) ITIL
7 64 (7.20%) High Availability
8 56 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (6.07%) Load Balancing
10 53 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (4.05%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (3.71%) Project Management
14 32 (3.60%) E-business
15 27 (3.04%) Kanban
16 26 (2.92%) Performance Monitoring
17 25 (2.81%) Capacity Planning
17 25 (2.81%) Service Management
18 23 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
19 22 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 324 (36.45%) Bash Shell
2 303 (34.08%) Python
3 219 (24.63%) Perl
4 130 (14.62%) Ruby
5 129 (14.51%) SQL
6 123 (13.84%) Java
7 110 (12.37%) PHP
8 81 (9.11%) Shell Script
9 46 (5.17%) PowerShell
10 39 (4.39%) C
11 25 (2.81%) JavaScript
12 19 (2.14%) Korn
13 13 (1.46%) C#
14 12 (1.35%) AWK
15 8 (0.90%) sed
16 7 (0.79%) Bourne shell
17 6 (0.67%) C-shell
18 4 (0.45%) C++
18 4 (0.45%) Groovy
18 4 (0.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 69 (7.76%) Degree
2 32 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.36%) CCNA
3 21 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
4 19 (2.14%) RHCE
5 14 (1.57%) MCSA
5 14 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.24%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.90%) MCSE
8 7 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (0.67%) RHCSA
10 4 (0.45%) MCITP
10 4 (0.45%) RHCA
11 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.22%) CEH
12 2 (0.22%) CISMP
12 2 (0.22%) OCA
12 2 (0.22%) OCP
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.51%) QA
2 24 (2.70%) SLA
3 11 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 155 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (8.32%) Active Directory
3 72 (8.10%) Docker
4 51 (5.74%) NFS
5 36 (4.05%) KVM
6 28 (3.15%) Hyper-V
6 28 (3.15%) Xen
7 26 (2.92%) Varnish
8 24 (2.70%) iptables
9 22 (2.47%) vSphere
10 20 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (2.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 18 (2.02%) XenServer
12 14 (1.57%) GlusterFS
13 12 (1.35%) Postfix
14 11 (1.24%) Squid
15 9 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.90%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 336 (37.80%) Puppet
2 165 (18.56%) Opscode Chef
3 138 (15.52%) Ansible
4 124 (13.95%) Nagios
5 22 (2.47%) OpenView
5 22 (2.47%) ZABBIX
6 21 (2.36%) Cobbler
7 20 (2.25%) Red Hat Satellite
8 19 (2.14%) Control-M
9 18 (2.02%) NetBackup
10 14 (1.57%) CFEngine
10 14 (1.57%) Kubernetes
11 13 (1.46%) Cacti
11 13 (1.46%) HAProxy
11 13 (1.46%) Icinga
11 13 (1.46%) Salt
12 12 (1.35%) logstash
12 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 12 (1.35%) Terraform
12 12 (1.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 381 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 242 (27.22%) VMware
3 102 (11.47%) Oracle
4 80 (9.00%) Microsoft
5 59 (6.64%) Cisco
6 52 (5.85%) Sun
7 50 (5.62%) HP
8 41 (4.61%) EMC
9 32 (3.60%) NetApp
9 32 (3.60%) Veritas
10 27 (3.04%) Splunk
11 17 (1.91%) Atlassian
11 17 (1.91%) SaltStack
12 15 (1.69%) Citrix
12 15 (1.69%) IBM
13 14 (1.57%) SAP
14 13 (1.46%) Juniper
15 11 (1.24%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.24%) New Relic
16 10 (1.12%) Brocade
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: circa £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £375 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Employ Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 33k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago